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January 2017 USPS Price Changes

Posted by Brenda Morgan on Tue, Feb 7, 2017 @ 13:02 PM

At least once per year, the U.S. Postal Service changes rates across their various mail classes and extra services. The current USPS price change will took effect on January 22, 2017, and involves both Competitive and Market Dominant mail classes. Both primary competitors of the USPS, UPS and FedEx, will also increase their rates in late December 2016 and early January 2017, respectively.

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Topics: USPS, Direct Mail, postage increase, direct mail philadelphia

Direct Mail Done Right

Posted by Brenda Morgan on Wed, Jan 25, 2017 @ 14:01 PM

In today’s electronic age, direct mail may seen antiquated and pricey. Yet when done correctly, direct mail has tremendous value:

No matter what someone’s demographic—age, income, sex, ethnicity—or use of the Internet and electronics, he has mail.
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Topics: USPS, Nonprofit, direct mail marketing, postage increase

Domestic Competitive Products Pricing Changes - Effective January 17, 2016

Posted by Brenda Morgan on Thu, Nov 12, 2015 @ 11:11 AM

The USPS has put into effect the price changes for January 2016. There are no changes to first class mail or standard mail.  But if you are mailing anything other than a letter or a flat, you will be affected.

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Topics: USPS, postage increase, direct mail philadelphia, priority

USPS Files Market Dominant Price Increase

Posted by Ben Ohanesian on Tue, Jan 27, 2015 @ 18:01 PM

Proposes an Additional $0.9 Billion in Annualized Contributions

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Topics: Direct Mail, mail, postage, postage rate increase, postage increase, USPS

Direct Mail Services: Postage Rate Increase effective Jan. 27, 2013

Posted by Ben Ohanesian on Tue, Jan 22, 2013 @ 13:01 PM

We know, we know!  Another postage increase!  We don't make the rules, but we do want to make sure you are aware of them.  If you or your company sends out mailings with any kind of frequency, then by now your direct mail services provider should have alerted you to the coming rate increase.  If they haven't, fear not...WordTech has you covered.  

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Topics: Direct Mail, direct mail services, direct mail service, postage, postage rate increase, postage increase